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and prop 37, in particular. about food labeling. those, plus molly munger's money on prop 38, i could go on and on. it has been a huge campaign -- >> belva: millionaire's row. >> talking about that, john, as belva said, the munger brother and sister team, amazing how much they've spent on their two measures. talk a little bit about this in terms of the billionaires who have weighed in or the millionaires, and how it sort of shaped this whole election season here in california. >> and you know, carla, you and i know it's fascinating. the track record of wealthy people in california trying to get their way in politics is pretty bad. governor wesley, governor checky, and on. they never made it. these are people looking at ballot measures. molly munger, the civil rights attorney who have almost completely financed prop 38, that looks like it's going to fail on election day and her brother charles, they both got their money from their dad who is warren buffett's business partner. charlie munger, who operates in republican politics, has been financing this paycheck deduction measure and financ
against proposition 38. another education-related tax. it is being funded by mol molly munger. she spent more than $47 million on that proposition. it would raise an estimated $10 billion for schools and pay down state debt. if 30 and 38 happen to pass, the one that ends up with the most total votes wins. >>> voters are also deciding whether to raise the sales tax in two bay area counties. we have bob redell live in san jose with more on both of the measures named "a." bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marla. voters dropping off ballots in thing south bay must not only consider a sales tax increase on the state level, of course, i'm referring to 30 and 38, but also on the county level as well. if measure "a" is passed in santa clara county, it would raise sales tax to 8.5% for ten years. tying it for the third highest sales tax in the state. it would raise about $50 million annually. this would help restore services that have been cut in recent years like police and public safety and health care coverage and housing for people living on the streets. >> i voted in favor of the
right down to dollars, molly munger is the biggest loser. she spent $41 million on proposition 8 which failed. her brother is the second biggest loser, he spent $36.7 million to try to defeat governor brown's proposition 30 which was approved and to support the unsuccessful proposition 32, which would have restricted union money in politics. >> it's common for individuals, wealthy individuals, to spend a lot of money to influence initiatives. >> reporter: daniel newman tracks political spending. >> this election we've seen an unusually high number, four individuals that have donated more than $15 million. >> reporter: insurance executive george joseph spent $16.9 million on proposition 3. but thrp two winners as well. chris kelly spent $2.4 million on proposition 35, that increased penalties for human trafficking. and investment manager stier invested $31 million on proposition 5. >>> you can find election results, bay area and beyond, on our website, cbssf.com. >>> also tonight police arrested a man who said he broke into pelosi's home. he faces charges including burglary and felony v
up and found molly munger, a democrat leaning individual, coming up with her own idea of a tax plan. let me ask you this. given what you have seen in the billions spent in california elections, our parties finding their power being removed by these individuals, whether it be molly munger? >> absolutely. super pack strive the message and cause headaches for candidates all the time. by the way, super packs, thank you john mccain, created super packs because they created it. but for republicans in this state, the economy is going to get worked because of the tax increase. now they are going after business. republicans need to find a couple merrill issues where they can connect with voters and start to build toward 2014 and 2016, and they need to get out there now in the districts and they need to recruit more candidates like they did last time when the legislature set a record with 17 minority candidates. >> so the election is over. now we have a super majority. democrats in control. what are you most worried about? >> look, i said all along that the first tax increase, the next tax in
for california schools. the biggest backer of prop 38 was civil rights attorney molly munger. supporters say she made public schools a priority for sacramento. she conceded last night. >>> it is 5:10 now. an attempt to abolish california's death penalty law is being rejected by voters across the state with over 90% of the ballots tallied now prop 34 trailing by 6%. the ballot measure would have wiped out the largest death row in the country. there are the numbers there. but the apparent defeat wasn't all bad news for prop 34 supporters. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran outside san quentin state prison with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing because of this vote. cate, good morning. >>> reporter: that's because now people are actually talking about this. this is the first time -- well, prop 34 is the first time in three decades that voters were given a chance to decide whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole and this would convert the death sentences of california'
an alternative measure, mostly funded by molly munger and that would have been an across the board income tax hike. so we have not heard fromthe governor. we expect him tobe here any moment. his dog hasmade an appearance, suter, but we do expect sto hear from him soon >> right now we're looking at the ballots and it's 58 to 42 no on prop 30, and the room is very quite and i'm wondering if there's any opt miment that it's very early in the evening, and this may turn around >> there is an opt miment. thevery early stleets came in, prom 30 #6s passing, so everyone was very excited about the same time the networks were calling the presidency for president obama being reelected. now, the otherthing that this room is filled with is people who are in support of no on 30. that wasthe measure that would have prevented labor unions from using mrit dal views. it's kindof a 5050 mixer day that >> allen, thank you >> all right. we're going toget some reaction to what's been going on here locally as well as the national front with grace we've been talking about this. we want to talk a little bit more, but
taxes for california schools. the biggest backer of prop 38 was civil rights attorney molly munger. supporters say she made public schools a priority for sacramento. she conceded last night. >> and we shouldn't be looking back at how this campaign was between 30 and 38 and what the governor did or didn't do or whether it was the right thing to do. let's just put that all behind us now and let's move forward. >> munger spent at least $20 million on the yes on 38 campaign. >>> california voters appeared to be rejecting an initiative that would have abolished the state's death penalty here. at last check, prop 34 trailed by about 6%. the ballot measure would have wiped out the largest death row in the country. but despite prop 34's apparent defeat, some death penalty opponents see the initiative as the beginning of a larger movement. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran outside san quentin state prison with more on the growing conversation now about capital punishment. good morning, cate. >>> reporter: i want to make some notes here. this is the first statewide vote on the issue since 1978. s
for molly munger's alternative tax measure, prop 38 stands at 34%. 49% say they plan to vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >>> former palo alto mayor, gary fezino died last night. he served on the palo alto city council from 1977 to 1981. he is survived by his wife and 5-year-old twins. >>> giant fans got to revel in the world series championship. we're going to show you what it was like on market street during the parade.
% are undecided. the poll shows support for molly munger's alternative tax measure, prop 38 stands at 34%. 49% say they plan to vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >>> former palo alto mayor, gary fezino died last night. he served on the palo alto city council from 1977 to 1981. he is survived by his wife and 5-year-old twins. >>> we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business at chase.com/mainstreet ♪[ music ] ♪ i'm going home ♪ to my city by the bay ♪ i left my heart ♪ >> there he is, singer tony bennett made a surprise appearance today to close the celebration honoring the world series champs. his classic, i left my heart in san francisco is played after each giants win in at&t park. it seemed an appropriate way to end the
rights attorney molly munger. she spent at least $20 million on the yes on 38 campaign. >>> 6:10 now. an attempt to repeal california's death penalty law was narrowly rejected by the voters yesterday with just 6% of ballots unaccounted for right now. 53% of the state voters oppose prop 34. the ballot measure would have wiped out the largest death row population in the country. but while prop 34 appears destined for defeat, some activists are finding a silver lining in all of this. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is outside san quentin state prison in marin county with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's because now the death penalty is back on the talking table because this is the first time in 30 years we have seen a statewide vote on whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole. this would convert the death sentences of california's 727 death row inmates to life. this is a measure that was overloo
backer of prop 38 was civil rights attorney, molly munger. she spent millions on that campaign but it was defeated. >>> voters approved a measure to reform the state's "three strikes" law. prop 36 would allow for shorter sentences for some offenders convict under the "three strikes" law. it also requires offenders be convicted of three serious felonies to receive the automatic 20 years to life sentence of. traffic and weather coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. be careful on the morning commute. thick fog and major accidents across the bay area. this is a live look at the golden gate bridge. slow in the southbound 101 lanes. accident on ellis blocking three lanes. traffic is stacked up through great america parkway. a multi-vehicle crash near orinda eastbound lanes 24 at wilder has now been cleared up. but unfortunately, major delays heading out of lafayette. that is traffic. for your foggy forecast, here's lawrence. >> a lot of fog onshore. the sea breeze kicking in. temperatures dropping off all around the bay area today. so much for those highs running up into the 80s.
money on one side and then he had -- and then he had a liberal attacker, molly munger, who was quiting the -- fighting -- fighting it and the numbers still survived. >> and before people were saying, he doesn't quite have 50%. it doesn't look right. he went this last-minute push. >> what do you think kind of pushed them over the edge? >> i think his sense of urgency, i think it -- there's no exit polls on it but i'm sure in the backlash against the -- i'm sure the money laundering didn't help. people realize that the state is in i don't think people prop -- i don't think people like prop 30. but i would imagine there is a lot of people who voted yes. i don't like we're butting this way. it should not be this way but the alternative is terrible. >>> let's move on to the death penalty. 99 presents reporting in. 53% said no, we're gonna keep it. 47% said yes, we're talking about this a little bit earlier about how big of a decision it was for the people. but it looks like that the people said let's keep it. if you think about it, it is somewhat surprising as it -- this was hardly even tal
attorney molly munger. it would increase income taxes on a sliding scale for most californians and raise an estimated $10 billion a year for schools and pay down state debt. if both 30 and 38 pass, the one with the most votes will win. >>> to make sure voting in the bay area goes smoothly, we have the investigative unit on the task. call 888-996-tips or send an e-mail to theunit@nbcbayarea.com. remember to tune in to nbc bay area for election results. our coverage starts at 3:00. we will take a quick break and check weather and traffic right after. >>> welcome back. time is 9:28. a beautiful live picture over san francisco. you can see for about 5 to 8 miles from this live picture. with the absence of fog, it is a fantastic day. 80 degrees at the coast. 83 bay side. temperatures will drop significantly as of tomorrow down in the mid-70s inland. then the 50s return thursday into friday with a lot of rain as well. let's check on the drive. good morning, mike. >>> we have a lot of traffic. north 880 past the coliseum, that's over on your right. things were jammed up at high street, but star
into their pockets to make sure their ballot initiatives win. charles munger pumped tens of millions of dollars into supporting prop 32 to stop unions from using payroll deduction funds for political purposes and his sister molly spent $47 million supporting prop 38 which would raise taxes for education. >>> perhaps the hottest statewide issue in california is proposition 30. governor brown's plan for temporary tax hikes to reduce the state deficit. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington has more on the last- minute push. >> reporter: governor brown has spent the final days before the election traveling up and down the state. he has been trying to shore up support for prop 30 which recently dipped below 50% in the polls. here he is at a rally in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive, yes on 30! thanks! [ applause and cheers ] >> >> reporter: proposition 30 calls for a 7-year hike on income taxes for those who earn more than a quarter million dollars per year. it would also raise the state sales tax by a quarter cent for four years. it would bring in an estimated $6 billion a year. if prop
munger pumped tens of millions of dollars into supporting prop 32 to stop unions from using payroll deducted funds for political purposes. and his sister molly spent $47 million supporting prop 38 which would raise taxes for education. >>> one of the most contentious statewide issues in california is proposition 30, governor brown's plan for temporary tax hikes to reduce the state deficit. cbs 5's elissa harrington joins us from the newsroom with more on the last-minute campaigning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. prop 30 needs a majority to pass. and recently it dipped below 50% in the polls. that sent governor brown on a last-minute swing traveling up and down the state holding rallies, making calls from phone banks and using social media to get more backers of the initiative. here he is in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive, yes on 30, thanks. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: proposition 30 called for a seven year hike on income taxes for those who earn more than a quarter million dollars per year. it would also raise the state sales tax by a quarter c
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